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Meaning of ROBUSTIOUS

Pronunciation:  row'buschus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline; "a boisterous crowd"; "a social gathering that became rambunctious and out of hand"; "a robustious group of teenagers"; "beneath the rumbustious surface of his paintings is sympathy for the vulnerability of ordinary human beings"; "an unruly class"
 

ROBUSTIOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: boisterous, disorderly, rambunctious, rumbustious, unruly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ro*bus"tious\, a. [Cf. L. robusteus of oak.]
Robust. [Obs. or Humorous] --W. Irving.

      In Scotland they had handled the bishops in a more
      robustious manner.                       --Milton.
-- {Ro*bus"tious*ly}, adv. -- {Ro*bus"tious*ness}, n.

 

 

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